May 31 2017
The Internet is the first stop these days for most American consumers looking to get a job done, and this is often good for landscape companies and clients both--but not always. Some property owners l ...
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May 31 2017
Irrigation specialists in Tucson, Arizona, might be seeing more business after the city announced that it is offering homeowners $1,000 for simply reusing the graywater from their homes. Sounds good ...
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May 30 2017
Dick Reyhl of Royal Oak, Michigan, recently turned 100 years old, but he doesn’t let that get between him and his yard work. “You can have a lot of aches and pains,” he says, “but you get outs ...
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May 30 2017
SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc., recently announced the purchase of Evergreen Partners. Founded in 2007, Evergreen has two wholesale nursery locations, one in Raleigh, North Carolina, and one in Myrtle ...
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May 29 2017
John Kelly, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has come under a lot of pressure recently, as green industry groups and labor union representatives fight over a possible expansion ...
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May 29 2017
MTD Products, Inc., recently announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with F. Robotics Acquisitions Ltd, makers of Robomow. MTD, manufacturers of outdoor power equipment, would merge Robo ...
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May 27 2017
Rutgers Cooperative Extension in New Brunswick, New Jersey, is trying to promote eco-green practices in the green industry, and their most recent effort is a set of guidelines for organic land care op ...
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May 26 2017
Landscape contractors in the Midwest may be seeing a new set of trees coming to town, according to a recent study from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The study analyzed data collected b ...
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May 25 2017
When Dave Gould heard that the local garden club in Harwich Port, Massachusetts, needed help paying for the overhaul of an outdated irrigation system in one of the town’s parks, he wanted to lend a ...
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May 25 2017
You can add 22 people to the more than 41,000 who’ve successfully completed the training offered by the University of Florida, Extension, at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Rec ...
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May 24 2017
A recent study from smart controller manufacturer Rachio indicates that 70 percent of Americans are bothered when they see neighbors watering their yards before, during or after a rainfall. However, e ...
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May 24 2017
Turf in northern Michigan is being decimated by a widespread outbreak of European chafer grubs. Reports have come in about a golf course in Michigan that had flocks of seagulls congregating on the fai ...
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May 23 2017
Kawasaki Motors Corp. Engine Division recently cut the ribbon on their new U.S. headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 200,000-square-foot building houses the U.S. headquarters, as well as its ne ...
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May 23 2017
When a teenage Philip Hempstead began his lawn care company in Northampton, Massachusetts, he knew from the start that he wanted to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Hempstead founded Electr ...
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May 22 2017
The city council of Princeton, Illinois, is planning to double the fees that commercial landscape contractors pay when disposing of yard waste on city properties. The council recently held the first r ...
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May 22 2017
BrightView Tree Company turned heads recently when they lifted, moved and replanted a 700,000-pound California live oak. Several months were required to complete the transfer, which took place i ...
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May 20 2017
For years, Nationwide Children’s Hospital maintained the grounds at the Ronald McDonald House in Columbus, Ohio. Recently, both facilities underwent an expansion, and as they grew, the grounds got t ...
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May 19 2017
Mike Wirth, owner of The Wirth Company, a landscape business in Ketchum, Idaho, was recently killed on the job. Wirth became trapped in more than six feet of water while helping a local family figure ...
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May 18 2017
Officials in Minnesota are looking for ways to squeeze more out of the water that spins down their drains. Though rainwater reuse has gained some ground in Minnesota, wastewater recycling is less prev ...
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May 18 2017
Ash trees in 31 states are under attack from the emerald ash borer (EAB). The infestation was first noticed in 2002. Since then, it’s been gaining momentum and now has the potential to devastate the ...
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